Rising Stars Blog

Corn and Asparagus Salad First Fun with Food Tasting
June, 9, 2015

We’ve been staying busy with helping plan the summer Flavors of Northwest Iowa events, making appearances at the local farmers’ markets, visiting with local producers and touring farms, and this past week we did our first food demo! We bought all our produce we could for the food demo at the Sioux City Farmers’ Market and made a few slight changes to the recipe based on what produce is currently available as well as what equipment could be utilized at our demo site.

Rising Star Interns (2015) Meet the Rising Stars Interns
June, 1, 2015

Hello! This is the first official post of the Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach Rising Stars Interns blog series. The Rising Stars Program is in it’s second year of existence and we are hoping to make an impact of NW Iowa local foods once again. Throughout the summer, we will be taking turns posting about what we have been up to and go more in depth on our individual projects we are working on as well. For those who are interested, the following is our job description so you know what to look for in our posts throughout the summer: